C. Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness
Program Scope: In 1984, payments were made to 1*929 school districts on
behalf of 2 million federally connected children* This is compared to
1,200 districts serving 500,000 federally connected children in 1951.
Disaster Assistance: Seventy-nine LEAs were awarded approximately $24.9
million to repair damage to school facilities caused by severe storms and
flooding, mud slides, high tides, and tornadoes in 1984*
D. Plans for Program Improvement and Recommendations for Legislation
During FY 1985, the Department will be rewriting regulations for this pro-
gram to clarify and simplify those currently in place*
E. Supporting Studies and Analyses Cited in Section C Above
F. Other Supporting Data
III. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)
No further studies related to this program are currently in progress.
Contacts for further Information
Program Operations: Stan Kruger, (202) 245-8427
Program Studies: Fritz Edelstein, (202) 245-8638
1. Includes $20 million supplemental for disaster assistance.
2. Amount provided by the 1983 Continuing Resolutions.
3. Includes $15 million supplemental for disaster assistance.ion retains administrative responsibility for Section 6 even though funds